Michael Leahy

Maryland’s secret weapon for better IT: basic communication

by • 2 months ago

The state’s top technology official says basic verbal communication paired with critical thinking can save state governments time and money.

States centralizing IT must demonstrate value, CIOs say

by • 9 months ago

The call to centralize IT services often comes from the top, but cooperation with agencies takes communication, CIOs say on the Priorities podcast.

NASCIO announces new leadership, cybersecurity awards

by • 1 year ago

North Carolina CIO Eric Boyette will serve as the organization's president, succeeding Delaware CIO James Collins.

Data, customers key to state IT modernization in Maryland

by • 1 year ago

Before upgrading the state's legacy systems, says Maryland's technology secretary, he must first understand the businesses and how they overlap or differ.

New Maryland open data portal cuts down duplicate records

by • 2 years ago

State technology secretary Michael Leahy says the upgrade gives the state "one source of truth."